Overwatch and Apex Legends are Having Double XP Weekends

Published: June 7, 2019 5:51 PM /


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An Overwatch Double XP weekend is taking place right now. Not in the mood for a 6v6 hero shooter? Well, an Apex Legends Double XP weekend is also taking place, right before we enter the fray that is E3 2019.

Each of these two games are currently in the midst of special time-limited events, so read on for all the fine details on your chance to double your progress!

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Overwatch Double XP Weekend

The Overwatch Double XP weekend was announced via the game's official Twitter account.


Players on the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One will earn double experience while playing the game in any of the qualifying game modes. Do note that we're currently in the midst of the Overwatch Anniversary event — this means that loot boxes you earn during this period can drop loot from any of the game's other events throughout the year!

The Overwatch Double XP Weekend and the Overwatch Anniversary event both end on June 10, 2019.

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Apex Legends Double XP Weekend

If Battle Royale Games are more your kind of jam, you have another option available to you: an Apex Legends Double XP Weekend will also be taking place during the insanity that is E3 2019. The event was announced via the game's official Twitter account:


Apex Legends is also in the midst of their own event. Titled the Legendary Hunt, it gives players the opportunity to score some sweet cosmetic gear for a short period of time.

Players will be able to earn double XP for their base level progression and for the Season 1 Battle Pass progression for the duration of this weekend. The Double XP Weekend for Apex Legends also ends on June 10, 2019, but the Legendary Hunt will be continuing for some time after that.

And there you have it! Two great games, two great chances to double up on your progression for a limited time, Hop in while you can and enjoy it! Meanwhile, make sure to stay tuned to TechRaptor for all of your E3 2019 coverage!

Are you going to participate in the Overwatch Double XP Weekend or the Apex Legends Double XP Weekend? Which of the two games do you prefer? Let us know in the comments below!

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